Anaheim, CA

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Living in Anaheim

Anaheim is a large city located in the state of California. With a population of 351,043 people and 59 constituent neighborhoods, Anaheim is the tenth largest community in California.

Housing costs in Anaheim are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Unlike some cities, Anaheim isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Anaheim are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Anaheim is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Anaheim who work in office and administrative support (13.57%), sales jobs (10.98%), and management occupations (8.09%).

Anaheim, like many big cities in America, has a public transportation system, but the citizens of Anaheim are lucky because theirs is one of the most extensive and widely used. Many commuters choose to leave their cars at home and instead use the bus to get to and from work. In fact, for some people it is feasible to forgo car ownership entirely, avoiding the cost and headache of driving in heavy traffic. The benefits include reduced air pollution and load on the road network.

The population of Anaheim overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Anaheim, 24.82% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Anaheim in 2010 was $24,996, which is middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,984 for a family of four. However, Anaheim contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Anaheim is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Anaheim home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Anaheim, accounting for 53.62% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Anaheim residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Anaheim include Irish, English, Italian, and European.

In addition, Anaheim has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (36.94%).

The most common language spoken in Anaheim is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Vietnamese.